- Explain the systems approach to embedding Arthritis Foundation (AF) programs in sustainable delivery systems
- Explain the rationale for collaborating with system partners
- Identify essential elements for effective program delivery
- Describe differences between the current approach to program delivery and the desired program dissemination and delivery approach
The content of the Implementing the Arthritis Foundation Life Improvement Series through Partnerships: A Step-by-Step Guide is guided by a framework that incorporates a systems approach toward building partnerships. The framework also includes four essential elements for effective program delivery. This chapter will help Arthritis Foundation (AF) chapter and state health department staff better understand this systems approach and these essential elements.